• APA GROUP BOARD

    The Board is accountable to Securityholders for the performance of APA. It endorses the strategic direction of the business, approves new projects within that strategy and monitors the management and performance of the business and the executive team. The Board operates in accordance with the APA Group Board Charter.

    • LEN BLEASEL AM

      Chairman

      Leonard (Len) was appointed Chairman in 2007. He has had a long career in the energy industry commencing his career with AGL in 1958 working in a variety of roles, culminating in the position of Managing Director and CEO from 1990 until his retirement from management in 2001. Len was awarded an AM in the General Division of the Order of Australia for services to the Australian gas and energy industries and the community.

    • MICK McCORMACK

      Chief Executive Officer
      and Managing Director

      Michael (Mick) has been Chief Executive Officer of APA since 1 July 2005 and Managing Director since 1 July 2006. Mick has over 30 years'' experience in the gas infrastructure sector in Australia, and his career has encompassed all aspects of the sector, including commercial development, design, construction, operation and management of most of Australia's natural gas pipelines and gas distribution systems.

    • Steven (Steve) joined the Board in 2011. His background is in investment banking and he has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry having previously been Chief Executive Officer of ABN AMRO Australia and BZW Australia. Steve also has considerable experience as a non-executive Director of listed entities. Steve is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

    • John joined the Board in 2008 and has over 35 years' experience in the energy industry, including Chief Financial Officer of AGL. He brings a wide commercial and financial practical knowledge to the Board. John was previously an AGL appointed Director of Australian Pipeline Limited from 2000 to 2005. John is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

    • Michael has more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian energy industry He has held various executive positions at AGL culminating in his role as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer until February 2015. Michael is a former Chairman of the Clean Energy Council, Elgas Limited and ActewAGL, and a former Director of Queensland Gas Company Limited. Michael is a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Health Safety and Environment Committee.

      Effective: 1 September 2015

    • Debra (Debbie) has considerable experience as a non-executive director. Debbie is currently a director of ASX-listed companies Senex Energy Limited, oOh!media Limited and Victorian government owned City West Water. Debbie also has extensive executive experience in operations and corporate development, including with engineering and professional services firms. Debbie is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Health Safety and Environment Committee.

      Effective: 1 September 2015

    • Russell joined the Board in 2004. He has extensive experience both locally and internationally in the energy sector and in economic and fiscal policy. He was Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Industry, Science and Resources from 1997 to 2002 and Chairman of the Australian Government’s Energy Task Force from 2003 to 2004. Russell is Chairman of the Health Safety and Environment Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

    • Patricia joined the Board in 2011. She has considerable expertise and experience in energy market regulation having been Chief Executive Officer of Gas Market Company Limited and a former Director of Australian Energy Market Operator Limited. Patricia also has extensive corporate legal experience and is a qualified solicitor. Patricia is a member of the Health Safety and Environment Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

    • Robert joined the Board in 2000. He has over 30 years’ financial management experience, having held a number of Chief Financial Officer positions, including Finance Director of David Jones Limited. He is currently Chairman of APA Ethane Limited, the responsible entity of Ethane Pipeline Income Fund. Robert is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Health Safety and Environment Committee.

      Retiring: 22 October 2015

  • SENIOR MANAGEMENT

    APA is an internally managed and operated business overseen by an executive leadership team with extensive know-how and industry experience across all areas of operations. Our leadership team holds the business to account to ensure high standards are achieved.

    • ROSS GERSBACH

      Chief Executive Strategy
      and Development

      Responsible for complementary businesses that enhance APA's infrastructure portfolio, including power generation and APA's Energy Investments as well as group strategy, regulatory and government affairs, environmental development and mergers and acquisitions.

    • ROB WHEALS

      Group Executive
      Transmission

      Responsible for the commercial and operational performance of APA's gas transmission and gas storage assets.

    • JOHN FERGUSON

      Group Executive Networks

      Responsible for the management and operation of APA's minority owned gas distribution assets, and Australian Gas Networks assets.

    • KEVIN LESTER

      Group Executive
      Infrastructure Development

      Responsible for engineering services and the delivery of APA's infrastructure expansion projects, including asset management, project development and technical regulation of all pipeline and related assets.

    • PETER FREDRICSON

      Chief Financial Officer

      Responsible for all financial functions, including accounting and financial reporting, financial compliance and governance, taxation, treasury, balance sheet management and capital strategy, and insurance and risk. He is also responsible for investor relations and information technology.

    • PETER WALLACE

      Group Executive
      Human Resources

      Responsible for managing the human resources function, which covers strategy and activities relating to APA's employees, including providing a safe work environment for all employees.

      Retiring: October 2015

    • ELISE MANNS

      Group Executive
      Human Resources

      Responsible for managing the human resources function, which covers strategy and activities relating to APA's employees, including providing a safe work environment for all employees.

    • NEVENKA CODEVELLE

      Company Secretary
      and General Counsel

      Responsible for the company secretariat and general counsel functions, including corporate governance and compliance, andlegal advisory and support.

    • MARK KNAPMAN

      Company Secretary

      Responsible for the secretariat function, corporate governance, legal, internal audit and financial services compliance functions.

      Retiring: October 2015

MORE GROWTH
IN THE PIPELINE
2016 - BEYOND

15 Years
of growth

We only look forward at APA as to what opportunities for growth lay ahead, never resting on our laurels of what we've achieved. However, we also believe it's healthy to acknowledge our significant growth and success since listing 15 years ago. That's why our celebratory timeline starts at financial year 2015 - like you, we're keen to see what's next in 2016 and beyond, but we're proud of our achievements over the last 15 years.

2015 - 2011

2015

30 JUN 2015
MARKET CAP $9.2B
SECURITY PRICE $8.24

JUN 2015

Wallumbilla Gladstone Pipeline acquisition, underpinned by
20 year take-or-pay gas transportation agreements. APA's largest acquisition
to-date.

2014

DEC 2014

Diamantina and Leichhardt Power Stations officially opened, underpinned by
long term electricity supply contracts until 2030.

2013

28 JUN 2013
MARKET CAP $4.8B
SECURITY PRICE $5.73

2013 - 2011

Maximising the value of APA's portfolio through consolidation and expansion - we're more than the sum of our parts.

2012

DEC 2012

Completed acquisition of Hastings Diversified Utilities Fund. Creation of APA's East Coast Grid through the addition of the South West Queensland Pipeline. Emergence of the West Coast Grid with acquisition of Pilbara Pipeline System.

DEC 2012

Commenced expansion of APA's compression capacity at the Wallumbilla Gas Hub.

2011

DEC 2011

Capacity expansion of the Goldfields Gas Pipeline.

JUL 2011

Emu Downs wind farm acquisition in the Perth area energy precinct, underpinned by 20 year electricity supply contracts.


Acquisition of the Amadeus Gas Pipeline in the Northern Territory.

MAY 2011

Fivefold capacity expansion of Mondarra Gas Storage Facility in the Perth area energy precinct.

APR 2011

Capacity expansion of the Roma Brisbane Pipeline.

2010 - 2006

2010

30 JUN 2010
MARKET CAP $1.9B
SECURITY PRICE $3.45

2010 - 2009

APA obtained investment grade credit ratings from Standard & Poor's (June 2009) and Moody's (April 2010).

2010 - 2008

Enhanced APA's asset footprint by means of capacity expansion, pipeline development and acquisitions.

MAR 2010

Acquired the Berwyndale to Wallumbilla Pipeline.

2008

DEC 2008

Established Energy Infrastructure Investments (EII) for APA annuity style assets.


Completed construction of the Bonaparte Gas Pipeline.

AUG 2008

Acquired the Central Ranges Pipeline.

2007

2007 - 2006

Start of ongoing acquisition and development of complementary assets for the APA portfolio.

OCT 2007

APA fully internalised asset management and operational services.


APA acquired Origin Energy Network (Jun/Jul 2007) assets including interests in SEA Gas Pipeline and the Envestra gas distribution network along with the long term operations and management contract for Envestra assets.


APA completed construction and commissioning of Daandine (Jan 2007) and X41 (Nov 2007) Power Stations.


APA completed construction and commissioning of Kogan North (Mar 2006) and Tipton West (Mar 2007) gas processing facilities.


APA acquired the Murraylink (Mar 2006) and Directlink (May 2007) electricity interconnectors.

2006

DEC 2006

Acquisition of the Victorian Transmission System (formerly GasNet).

NOV 2006

Acquisition of Allgas gas distribution network in Queensland.

2005 - 2000

2005

2005 - 2001

Period of acquisition of minority interests in major APA pipelines consolidating our ownership positions across Australia.

FEB 2005

Acquired the remaining 30% interest in the Carpentaria Gas Pipeline.

30 JUN 2005
MARKET CAP $1.0B
SECURITY PRICE $3.45

2004

AUG 2004

Goldfields Gas Pipeline interest increased to 88.2%.


Acquired Mondarra Gas Storage Facility, along with the Parmelia Gas Pipeline.

2001

FEB 2001

Acquired the remaining 15% interest in the Roma Brisbane Pipeline.

2000

30 JUN 2000
MARKET CAP $0.5B
SECURITY PRICE $2.10

13 JUN 2000

APA was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Foundation contract was on the only 100% owned Moomba Sydney Pipeline.